6 September 2021, Hong Kong SAR, China – For the fourth year in a row, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel has been recognised with Silver Certification by EarthCheck, the world’s leading business advisory group, specialising in sustainability and destination management for the travel and tourism industry.
The Silver Certification recognises Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel as a leader among sustainable tourism operators (Accommodation – Business Hotel), certified to international EarthCheck Company Standards. The community contribution rating has improved this year, as the Hotel actively supports initiatives for social and community development.
Mr Dalip Singh, General Manager of Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong said, “The unprecedented pandemic impact on the tourism and hotel industry over the past two years are global challenges, with time needed for recovery and revival. While we’re embracing the new normal, our efforts and dedication to environmental and social sustainability practices continue. Thank you to our Associates and Guests in supporting our Green Policy, making the world a better place to live in for future generations”.
In addition, based on the latest Seafood Guide launched by WWF – Hong Kong in July 2021, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel has increased our sustainable seafood efforts, including alternatives to Boston Lobster as it’s now on the guide’s Red List. The sustainable in-room dining menu is now available while Cucina, an Italian restaurant has also put together an array of green dishes, allowing guests to enjoy delectable seafood and protect our world’s ocean.
About Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel
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Situated in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, which earned 2021 Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Award, is part of Harbour City – Hong Kong’s largest shopping complex.
Comprised of 665 luxurious guestrooms and suites, many of which offer breathtaking waterfront views of celebrated Victoria Harbour. Within a short walk are landmarks such as the Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, and 1881 Heritage. The hotel is also on the doorstep of Star Ferry terminal and MTR subway stations.
Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, a gym, a lobby lounge, an all-day dining outlet, Cafe Marco, featuring a wide variety of gourmet cuisines from all over the world and our 2021 Forbes Travel Guide 4-star restaurant – Cucina, a renowned Italian Restaurant. The hotel has 14 function rooms; the largest venue can accommodate up to 430 guests, with the dedicated service of our professional Banquet Services Team.
The hotel is part of Wharf Hotels, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd, a Hong Kong-listed company with core business interests in property and investments in communications and container-terminal operations. Other Wharf Hotels properties include Gateway Hotel and Prince Hotel in Hong Kong, as well as hotels in mainland China and the Philippines. Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, bringing together more than 35 brands with over 570 hotels in 85 countries. Further details on Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel are available at marcopolohotels.com.
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